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Leon Burris, 72, Adair County, KY (1947-2019)

Leon Burris of Milltown, Kentucky, son of the late Cleo Burris and Roy Keltner Burris, was born on Friday, March 14, 1947 in Green County and departed this life on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. He was 72 years, seven months and 8 days of age.

The funeral services will be conducted at 1pmCT Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Bro. Jerry Judd will be officiating. Visitation is requested from 5-8pm Friday and after 7am Saturday until time of the funeral service.

He attended the Living Word Faith Center in Greensburg. He was a retired carpenter and construction worker.

Survived by his wife, Nona B. Burris

Three sons and two daughters-in-law: Richard and Betty Burris of Columbia, Shannon and Robin Burris and Doug Burris, all of Indiana

Two grandchildren and a spouse: Wesley and Jessica Burris of Columbia and Brooke Burris of Mt. Sherman; a great-grandson: Judah Burris of Columbia

A sister, Dorothy Brock of Louisville and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Leon Burris, 72, Adair County, KY (1947-2019)

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